BJP on Friday said ICC chief and
Union Minister Sharad Pawar should not have participated in
the union cabinet meeting which approved income tax exemption
to the cricketing body for the World Cup matches.
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday met Union Home Minister P Chidambaram and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar seeking the Centre`s help for the state`s farmers who have suffered huge losses due to frost.
ICC president Sharad Pawar today rubbished the allegations that environmental norms were flouted for renovating Mumbai`s Wankhede stadium, which will host three World Cup matches, including the final on April 2
NCP chief Sharad Pawar Wednesday described Prithviraj Chavan`s selection as the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra as "good" and "balanced one" and assured that his party will provide full cooperation to him.
A total of 72,500 households have
been added under the government`s Antyodaya Anna Yojna scheme
to provide subsidied foodgrains to the poorest of the poor
through ration shops, Parliament was informed today.
A day after the Supreme Court asked the government to deal with the problem of foodgrains rotting in warehouses, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Friday said the govt was in the process of setting up new storage facilities.
The government today said it will
provide an additional 30 lakh tonnes of wheat and rice through
ration shops to families above poverty line and export three
lakh tonnes of foodgrain to Nepal and Bangladesh.